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Bone Fragment with Inscription

2nd–1st century B.C.

Bone

a: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
b: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)
Inscribed bone: 3.2 × 7.5 cm (1 1/4 × 2 15/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.719
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Trench II, Loc. II), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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